APWU: Maintenance Capable vs Non-Maintenance Capable Offices Settlement Agreement

RE: Q18T-6Q-C 21160044/HQTT20210109 ‚Äď Revisions to the Administrative Support Manual, Issue 13, Sections 531 and 535 Recently, the parties met to discuss the above-captioned grievance at Step 4 of the grievance/ arbitration procedure. Time limits were extended by mutual agreement. The issue in this dispute is, whether the Postal Service violated Article 15 of the…

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USPS: Social media policy reminder

December 27, 2021 The Postal Service wants employees and contractors to remember they‚Äôre prohibited from speaking on behalf of the organization on websites, blogs and other forms of social media without permission. Under the organization‚Äôs policy, employees must receive written permission from the USPS social media and legal teams and the appropriate vice president before…

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USPS: Facilities must fly POW-MIA flag year-round

Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag year-round under a new federal law. The law, which took effect in November, requires prominent federal buildings, national war memorials and Post Offices to fly the flag every day that the U.S. flag is flown. Although the law only requires Post Offices to fly the…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff Dec. 7

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, an annual commemoration of the 1941 attack, will be observed Saturday, Dec. 7. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to the half-staff position….

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USPS: Flag Day is Friday, June 14

Flag Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag, is Friday, June 14. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. The POW-MIA flag must fly below the U.S. flag….

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